Kung Fooey

Kung Fooey Cover

Kung Fooey

By Graham Salisbury; Jacqueline Rogers (Illustrator)

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780375865060, 131pp.

Publication Date: September 11, 2012

Description

Calvin Coconut's fourth-grade class meets Benni Obi, a weird and likable new kid. Benny brags about knowing kung fu, eats worms, crickets, and chocolate-covered scorpions, and says all the wrong things to bully Tito. Uh-oh. Meanwhile, neighborhood kids and pets clear the road—Calvin's babysitter Stella is learning how to drive. She's got a lead foot.

Readers will enjoy the humor in Kung Fooey as Calvin's smarts and courage help him learn something new about standing up for friends, and facing a bully.



About the Author
GRAHAM SALISBURY is the author of five Calvin Coconut books: "Trouble Magnet, The Zippy Fix, Dog Heaven, Zoo Breath, " and "Hero of Hawaii, " as well as several novels for older readers, including the award-winning "Lord of the Deep, Blue Skin of the Sea, " and "Under the Blood-Red Sun." Graham Salisbury grew up in Hawaii. Calvin Coconut and his friends attend the same school Graham did Kailua Elementary School."

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